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2022 Program

October 8, 2022, 10:00 am–5:00 pm PST

The FUTURE Ignited Webinar will begin at 10:00 am PST on Saturday, October 8, 2022.

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Campuswide Program

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Welcome to Caltech
Thomas Rosenbaum, President; Sonja and William Davidow Presidential Chair; Professor of Physics

Overview of Research at Caltech
David Chan

Introduction to Future Ignited
Bil Clemons, Professor of Biochemistry

Meeting ID: 811 8111 5875

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Moderator: Tashiana Bryant-Myrick, Director, Caltech Center for Inclusion and Diversity

Meeting ID: 811 8111 5875

11:30 am – 11:45 pm Break

11:45 am – 12:30 pm

Funding for Graduate School
with David Chan, Professor of Biology; Dean of Graduate Studies

Meeting ID: 811 8111 5875

Securing Strong Letters of Recommendation
with Candace Rypisi, Assistant Vice Provost and Director, Student-Faculty Programs

Meeting ID: 811 8111 5875

12:30 – 1:15 pm

Writing a Compelling Personal Statement (for seniors)
with Erin Burkett, Lecturer in Engineering; Graduate Writing Instructor, Hixon Writing Center

Meeting ID: 811 8111 5875

Undergraduate Research Opportunities (for sophomores and juniors)
with Maria Manzanares, Associate Director, Student-Faculty Programs

Meeting ID: 811 8111 5875

1:15 – 1:30 pm Break

EAS Division Program

1:30 – 1:40 pm

Introduction to EAS by Harry Atwater, Otis Booth Leadership Chair; Howard Hughes Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science

Meeting ID: 881 6121 4451

1:40 – 2:40 pm

  • "Research and Education in Applied Physics and Material Science" - Harry Atwater, Otis Booth Leadership Chair, Division of Engineering and Applied Science; Howard Hughes Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science
  • "Mechanical and Civil Engineering" - Tim Colonius, Frank and Ora Lee Marble Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • "Communication for computation" - Victoria Kostina, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computing and Mathematical Sciences
  • "Skin-interfaced wearable biosensors" - Wei Gao, Assistant Professor of Medical Engineering; Investigator, Heritage Medical Research Institute; Ronald and JoAnne Willens Scholar
  • "ML + Control in Robotics and Autonomy" - Soon-Jo Chung, Bren Professor of Aerospace and Control and Dynamical Systems
  • "AI + Science: Heralding Scientific Breakthroughs through AI" Animashree (Anima) Anandkumar, Bren Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences

Meeting ID: 881 6121 4451

2:40 - 3:30 pm

Panelists:

  • Prachi Thureja, Applied Physics
  • Gilbert Bahati, Mechanical Engineering
  • Sergio Esteban, Mechanical Engineering
  • Franz R. O'Meally, Mechanical Engineering
  • Isabella Yang, Medical Engineering

Meeting ID: 881 6121 4451

Campuswide Program

3:30 – 4:30 pm

4:30 pm

Assessment and Swag

Meeting ID: 811 8111 5875

future
lab demo with students